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Andrea Pagano-Reyes

Vice President for Development

Andrea M. Pagano-Reyes, CFRE, MA (she/her/hers) is the Vice President for Development at the National Women’s Law Center, providing direction and leadership to the dynamic team that secures and ensures financial resources to support NWLC’s fight for gender justice. Andrea brings 20 years of experience in fundraising, philanthropy, gender equity, direct service,…

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Asma Akram

External Affairs Associate

Asma is the External Affairs Associate, where she supports the External Affairs team in managing and stewarding partnerships with private sector supporters in the business and legal communities. In this role, Asma supports strategic partnership development including pro bono work, conducts research, and supports the fundraising efforts of NWLC’s annual gala to…

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Sania Ali

Foundation Relations Associate

Jennifer Bixler

Director of External Affairs

Jenn is the Director of External Affairs, where she leads strategic partnerships with private sector supporters in the business and legal communities as well as key influencers, to resource and advance the work of the National Women’s Law Center. In this role, Jenn works with allies to identify and leverage opportunities to…

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Johnna Carey-Park

Pro Bono Senior Counsel

Johnna is the Law Center’s Pro Bono Senior Counsel, where she serves as the primary NWLC lead on pro bono project development and partner experience for pro bono engagement across the spectrum of NWLC program areas and initiatives. She coordinates across all program teams to identify, discuss, and develop pro bono project…

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Grace Freeman

Senior Manager of Philanthropic Engagement

Grace Freeman joined NWLC in 2023 and works on the individual giving team in the development department.  Before NWLC, she worked at development shops across several organizations including United Way, Vital Voices, the Alliance to End Sex Trafficking, as well as serving as a fundraiser on several political campaigns and a fundraising…

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Fatoumata Keita

Senior Manager of Foundation Relations and Grant Writer

Virginia March

Director of Development Services

Virginia is the Director of Development Services, responsible for leading the support services operations of the Development department. In this role, Virginia oversees reporting and analysis, data integrity, departmental processes and procedures, and team training. Prior to joining NWLC, she worked at the Air Force Aid Society in development, communications, and accounting.…

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Pamela Mckee

Director of Foundation Engagement Development

Kim Nakashima

Senior Manager of Foundation Relations

Thuy Nguyen

Manager of Philanthropic Engagement

Malika Phanda

Philanthropic Engagement Associate

Emily Phipps

Senior Manager of External Affairs

Giselle Pole

Director of Philanthropic Engagement

Giselle is the Director of Philanthropic Engagement, working with the Individual Giving team to generate revenue from individual supporters. Prior to joining NWLC, she led all fundraising and communications efforts as the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Thurgood Marshall Academy, a law-themed charter high school in Washington, D.C.  She earned a Bachelor…

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Adrienne Quinn

Development Database Manager

Tanuja Tase

Development Assistant

Molly Tilghman

Senior Manager of Foundation Relations

Shiraz Sitaram

Development Services Associate